Commonly Confused Words Worksheet: Affect vs. Effect

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Affect and effect sound a little alike, but their meanings are different.
 Affect is usually used as a verb meaning to change or influence. It may be used rarely as a noun with a different pronunciation meaning emotional behavior. Effect is usually a noun meaning a result, an impression, or something that comes into being. It sometimes may be used as a verb meaning to cause something to change. Choose affect or effect to complete each sentence in this printable worksheet. You may find it helpful for Common Core Standards for Language for 4th grade, although it may also be useful for other students.